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Rustic Cafe

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Main St, Lismore, Ireland
+353 58 72979
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The BEST part was the chocolate biscuit

Very helpful and very friendly staff and very happy to chat and give info about all.lovely. The BEST part was the chocolate biscuit we so much love it. I would LOVE to have that recipe!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Very helpful and very friendly staff and very happy to chat and give info about all.lovely. The BEST part was the chocolate biscuit we so much love it. I would LOVE to have that recipe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stopped into the rustic cafe for a quick lunch and we were surprised by the quality of the food and hospitality with which met us there. A gorgeous beef and veg soup and delicious toasted special served by three ladies who showed genuine friendliness and welcome. Super spot

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stopped in for lunch after a lovely time in the gardens of Lismore Castle. Proprietress let me know where the nearest ATM was, and gave my wife a complementary coffee and a piece of cake while she waited for me to return. It is a great sandwich place. Had a great Ham, cheese and coleslaw sandwich panini with a wonderful... More 

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Cork, Ireland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

food soaked in grease and overcooked ,proprietor overbearing and rude. max rating 1 out of 10.i must say it gave a somewhat negative impression of what is otherwise a wonderful town.

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Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

There's not much choice in lismore in a Sunday, the cafe looks welcoming enough but it's narrow and very dark at the back. We just wanted coffee which came with lovely free taster biscuit, and a great iced bun for junior but the coffee was quite possibly the worst I have ever tasted. It had a weak and burnt back... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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221 reviews 221 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

After a long drive to Lismore to visit the castle we were looking for a cup of tea before going into the gardens. So we ended up in this place and had a tea with a scone. the tea came in nice china and had a lovely piece of cake next to it. the scones were ok, but the Jam... More 

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carlow
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

sauntering up the street in Lismore we spotted this little cafe and stepped in and boy are we delighted we did.The two ladies seemed genuinely interested in us. We ordered tea and cakes which arrived quickly on lovely china. Our children loved the chocolate cake.Although the restaurant was busy the atmosphere was very relaxed.We had a lovely conversation with both... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

In September 2013 we took a day trip to Lismore, Waterford. it was my first time there and we went and saw the beautiful Lismore Castle. We also visited St. Carthage's cathedral which was just absolutely wonderful. My husband and I spent ages walking around it and reading the different plaques erected to the memory of various people. Afterwards we... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

What an absolute treasure of a cafe. Proper service for tea and a sandwich. Ladies on service went the extra mile to satisfy the kids and we will return.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Popped in for two takeaway coffees. Service was with a smile and came with a free small slice of cake. Small things which cost nothing, but things that make a difference. People running this place understand customer service. I will go back of course.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main St, Lismore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: +353 58 72979

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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